Rural and remote Australia is characterised by small, widely dispersed populations with limited access to primary health care services. The RFDS works to overcome this, providing regular fly-in fly-out GP, Nursing and Allied Health Clinics to rural and remote communities. Everyday the RFDS holds 65 clinics Australia wide.
In 2020/21, the RFDS facilitated 23,633 primary health care clinics.
In many of the locations where these clinics are provided, the RFDS is the only provider of health care services. As a result, the RFDS delivers health care services to people throughout their whole lives and to generations of families.
Primary Health Care
The RFDS provide a comprehensive range of healthcare services to regional, rural and remote Queensland communities.Read more
Clinics in NSW/ACT
Our primary healthcare services give people in rural and remote areas access to health information, early intervention, prevention and screening as well as chronic disease management.Read more
Rural Women's GP service
The Rural Women's GP service brings female GPs to small communities across Victoria, ensuring patients have gender choice when it comes to their doctor.Read more
Outback Community Health Services
The RFDS is committed to delivering whole-of-life community health services to help outback, rural and remote Australians live happier and healthier lives. In any given year, the RFDS delivers more than 13,000 community health consultations across South Australia and the Northern Territory.Read more
Primary Health Care in TAS
The vision of RFDS Tasmania is to improve health outcomes for all Tasmanians with a specific focus on remote and rural areas.Read more
Rural & Remote General Practice Clinics in WA
The RFDS in Western Australia provides fly-in, fly-out General Practice health care to people living in rural and remote areas across the state, with over 350 GP clinic sessions and 850 facilitated clinic sessions each year.Read more